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Description - 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off by John Lloyd

Did you know? * Cows moo in regional accents. * The international dialing code for Russia is 007. * The water in the mouth of a blue whale weighs more than its body. * Pants are responsible for twice as many accidents as chain saws. * Saddam Hussein's bunker was designed by the grandson of the woman who built Hitler's bunker. * Heroin was originally sold as cough medicine. 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off is a trove of the strangest, funniest, and most improbable tidbits of knowledge-all painstakingly researched and distilled to a brilliant and shocking clarity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393241037
ISBN-10: 0393241033
Format: Hardback
(185mm x 119mm x 28mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Lloyd

John Lloyd is the creator of the BBC quiz panel show QI (Quite Interesting). He lives in Oxfordshire. John Mitchinson is the director of research for the BBC quiz panel show QI (Quite Interesting). He lives in Oxfordshire. James Harkin is senior researcher for QI and lives in London.

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